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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #1432
on 01:48 PM 12/5/99 , Dave Gombergwrote:
>Running an airstone during the very late night can remove (redistribute)
>all kinds of surface junk. Oily scums, algae (in my case), other trash.
>I find it very useful in keeping the top clear. All you need is a cheap
>timer and a cheap air pump. Less that $20 total.
Agreed, and on top of that it can save fish from oxygen deprivation in the
event the plants aren't supplying enough. (This can happen when the plants
have had a major pruning, when they're not healthy, when the temperature's
higher than normal, or just when you have too many fish and not enough plants.)
michael moncur mgm at starlingtech_com http://www.starlingtech.com/
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